The first film adaptation of the often filmed Mary Shelley story. This film was originally released on March 18 1910. From the Edison Kinetogram: Frankenstein, a young student, is seen bidding his sweetheart and father goodbye, as he is leaving home to enter a college in order to study the sciences. Shortly after his arrival at college he becomes absorbed in the mysteries of life and death to the extent of forgetting practically everything else. His great ambition is to create a human being,... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Early film, Silent films, Frankenstein, Thomas Edison, Charles Ogle
Originally released Christmas 1910, this Edison production features Charles Ogle (Frankenstein) as Bob Cratchet. Remastered, retitled, tinted and new soundtrack added in 2010. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: 1910, Silent, Charles Dickens, Christmas, A Christmas Carol, Charles Ogle
Original theatircal trailer for legendary 1970 Grindhouse/Drive-in Horror Double "I Drink Your Blood" and "I Eat Your Skin" Topics: Trailers, Grindhouse, Drive-in, Horror, Double Features, Exploitation, Zombies, Hippies, Hippie...
Legendary Valentino picture. Valentino stars as an Arabian who falls in love with an English woman in this classic silent picture. Visit the IMDB page here. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Rudolph Valentino, Adventure, Romance, The Sheik, Paramount, Jesse Lasky, Silent Films
A man is held captive by island natives who believe that his daughter has stolen a pearl belonging to their idol. This is a five reel truncated 1922 Realart print of the Houdini mystery missing a large chunk from the middle of this originally seven reel production. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: harry houdini, silent film, paramount pictures, mystery, realart, magician, illusionist, island,...
Two boys leave their home at night to veture around and encounter the Moonbird. This film won the 1959 Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Animation) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Cartoon, Children, Adventure, Faith and John Hubley, Academy Award Winners
This award winning animation accompanies improvised dialogue between Dizzy Gillespie and George Matthews, who play construction workers having a conversation during work. Their conversation turns to the threat of nuclear disaster and the potential for that to be cause by a technical mistake. This film won the 1962 Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Cartoon) Topics: Cartoon, Nuclear Threat, Dizzy Gillespie, George Matthews, Faith and John Hubley, Academy Award...
Australian silent film from 1921 about the lives of the people in the horse racing world. DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY John K Wells WRITTEN BY John Cosgrove and John K Wells CAST Agnes Vernon - Bobbie Morton (as Brownie Vernon) Robert MacKinnon - Richard Morton Jr John Cosgrove - Dennis O'Hara John Faulkner - Richard Morton Sr Tal Ordell - Phillip Droone Evelyn Johnson - Myra Fane Raymond Lawrence - Jeffrey Manners Gerald Harcourt - Toby Makin Tommy Denman - Dingo Kennaquhair - Alert Topics: Australia, Australian Cinema, silent, silent film, horses, racing, intrigue
An attempt to create a coherent narrative out of all surviving fragments of Australia's first feature length film. Sections from the final reel are heavily decomposed. Running at just over 20 minutes, this is possibly the longest available version. What the posters said: "A thrilling moving picture from start to finish" "The Most Sensational, The Most Thrilling and Interesting LIVING PICTURES EVER TAKEN." Written and Directed by Charles Tait 1868-1933 Released: December 1906... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Australia, Bushrangers, Ned Kelly, Silent Film, Early Features, Lost Films, Fragments
The original 1969 version of the film that was re-edited with new scenes in 1979 as "The Swap" and released again in 1989 as "Line of Fire". ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Robert De Niro, Cannon Films, Sam's Song, The Swap, Line of Fire
The first talking remake of the 1927 Alfred Hitchcock classic, The Lodger. Stars Ivor Novello in the role of the lodger and an early appearance by Jack Hawkins. Produced by Julius Hagen and directed by Maurice Elvey ( 2 reviews ) Topics: The Lodger, Hitchcock, Julius Hagen, Marie Belloc Lowndes, Maurice Elvey
This rare Sherlock Holmes film was released at the same time as the Raymond Massey picture "The Speckled Band". The story is partly based on two Conan Doyle short stories: "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House". Sceptical about the potential success of the film, the producers sold the rights to the film to "First Division Pictures" for 800 pounds. The film was released in July 1931 under the title "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour". It was very... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Feature Films, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, The Sleeping Cardinal
This rare Sherlock Holmes film was released at the same time as the Raymond Massey picture "The Speckled Band". The story is partly based on two Conan Doyle short stories: "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House". Sceptical about the potential success of the film, the producers sold the rights to the film to "First Division Pictures" for 800 pounds. The film was released in July 1931 under the title "Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour". It was very... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Wontner, Mystery, Lost Films